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Published: Sunday, January 26, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 26, 2003 at 1:00 a.m.
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Duke's Casey Sanders and Shelden Williams, right, try to block a field-goal attempt from Georgia Tech's Jarret Jack.

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LAWRENCE, Kan. - Salim Stoudamire led a 10-0 run to open the second half and No. 1 Arizona rallied from a 20-point deficit to beat No. 6 Kansas 91-74 Saturday.
Stoudamire scored a career-high 32 points for the Wildcats, who trailed 44-24 with 5:37 left in the first half.
Arizona (15-1) turned it completely around with the run over the first 3:31 of the second half, slicing a 13-point deficit to 52-49.
Keith Langford had a career-high 27 points for the Jayhawks (13-5), 11 in a 3-minute span of the first half.
  • NO. 3 DUKE 91, GEORGIA TECH 71: In Durham, N.C., Dahntay Jones scored 21 points and Shelden Williams added a season-high 18 as Duke avoided its first three-game ACC losing streak in seven years.
    Duke (13-2, 4-2), the nation's top-ranked team last week, lost road games to Maryland and North Carolina State in a five-day span before bouncing back against the Yellow Jackets (9-7, 2-3), who lost their 13th straight to the Blue Devils and fell to 0-6 on the road this season.
  • NO. 4 TEXAS 76, NO. 21 MISSOURI 55: Brandon Mouton scored 20 points and T.J. Ford sparked Texas' key second-half run as the No. 4 Longhorns (13-2, 4-0 Big 12) pulled away for a win over No. 21 Missouri (11-4, 2-2).
  • NO. 7 OKLAHOMA 67, BAYLOR 54: Kevin Bookout scored a season-high 18 points and nine rebounds and Hollis Price came up big when things got close as No. 7 Oklahoma (13-3, 4-1) beat Baylor (9-7, 0-5), the Sooners' 17th straight win in the series.
  • NO. 11 CONNECTICUT 74, VILLANOVA 65: In Hartford, Conn., Rashad Anderson scored a career-high 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting to lead Connecticut (12-3, 3-1) over the Wildcats (12-6, 5-1).
  • NO. 12 MARYLAND 52, CLEMSON 47: Drew Nicholas scored 14 points and No. 12 Maryland (12-4, 5-1) overcame its worst shooting performance of the season to win its 10th in a row over Clemson (11-4, 1-4).
  • PURDUE 69, NO. 14 INDIANA 47: In West Lafayette, Kenny Lowe scored 19 points, Willie Deane had 18 and Chris Booker 13 as Purdue (12-4, 4-1 Big Ten) dominated Indiana (14-4, 4-2) from start to finish.
  • NO. 16 NOTRE DAME 101, BOSTON COLLEGE 96, OT: In Boston, Chris Thomas scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime and had seven assists and a season-high eight rebounds to lead Notre Dame.
    Thomas scored 18 points in the second half, but was quiet in overtime before making two free throws, then stealing the ball from Troy Bell and making a breakaway layup to give the Irish (16-3, 4-1 Big East) 92-85 lead with 1:42 to play.
  • NO. 18 ILLINOIS 75, PENN STATE 63: In State College, Pa., James Augustine had 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Illini (14-3, 4-2 Big Ten), who had lost their last two conference road games.
    Brandon Watkins had 18 points for Penn State (5-11) which is 0-5 in the Big Ten, the worst start since joining the conference in 1992.
  • NO. 20 MARQUETTE 72, DEPAUL 51: In Milwaukee, Dwyane Wade scored 21 points and had a career-high seven steals, and Todd Townsend had all 12 of his points on four 3-pointers in the opening nine minutes for the Golden Eagles (13-3, 5-1 Conference USA).
  • NO. 25 CALIFORNIA 80, UCLA 69: In Berkeley, Joe Shipp had 23 points to lead No. 25 California (14-2, 7-0 Pac-10) to a win over struggling UCLA (4-11, 2-5), which lost its sixth consecutive game for the first time in 55 years.
    UCLA's last six-game losing streak was during the 1947-48 season, the year before John Wooden took over as coach and led the Bruins to 10 of their 11 NCAA titles. Three of those losses came to Cal.
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